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Courtesy | Cottonwood Heights Police Department Cottonwood Heights police are asking for the public's help identifying the male suspected of robbing a Zions Bank Saturday morning.
Man with swollen eye robs Salt Lake County bank
Crime » The robbery may not be the man’s first in the county, investigators believe.
First Published Feb 22 2014 04:30 pm • Last Updated Feb 25 2014 09:50 am

Cottonwood Heights police are asking for the public’s help identifying a suspected bank robber.

About 9:45 a.m. Saturday, the man passed a note to a teller at the Zions Bank at 7015 S. Highland Drive. The note demanded money from the bank and the man intimated that he had a gun, said Cottonwood Heights Police Sgt. Corbett Ford.

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The teller gave him the money and the suspect left. He was last seen heading east on Fort Union Boulevard on foot, Ford said.

Surveillance photos show the man wearing a red zip-up hoodie, a scarf and a dark-colored billed beanie. Ford noted that the man has a swollen left eye, "as if he had a black eye."

Investigators suspect he may have been involved in a Salt Lake City robbery, but are still trying to confirm that, Ford said.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Cottonwood Heights Police Department at 801-944-7100.

mmcfall@sltrib.com

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